Once all the gauges are calibrated you can then remove the Calibration Overlays by peeling them off. Remove the Cluster from vehicle. Then re-connect the Negative - Battery Terminal. First disconnect the Negative - Battery Terminal and apply the Emergency Brake. The 4 Gauge Clusters will not have the Voltage and Oil pressure gauges.
Weather does seem to be a factor in this. It is also not crucial at this point to be exact with these placements: 25. We will need current mileage and your complete vehicle vin. Then re-install the Pointer and Re-Calibrate it: Refer to Steps 22-30. Mileage is programmed at cluster center. The only thing I've been able to count on until lately was the low gas light. If you do not see your part number listed, please call us.
The worst is the gas gauge and the speedometer. For the 6 Gauge Clusters the Voltage and Oil Pressure gauges will rotate in the opposite directions. Install the new Simco Graphic Appliqué with the Rings and Pre-Installed Calibration Templates: 17. It seems a sub-harness used on some very basic equipped Mustangs may be left out simply as a cost cutting tool. Then the gas gauge stopped working properly.
Adhesive residue left from the original appliqué should not have an effect on the lighting unless it has become contaminated with debris. Still think this should have been addressed by Ford. This is a Mustang instrument cluster repair service for your 4 or 6 gauge Mustang gauge cluster for model years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Tilt the steering wheel down to its lowest position and remove the Dash Trim from around the cluster by pulling directly outward on the panel see figure 1. I'll fix them cause it's a fairly easy and inexpensive fix and my ex is a mechanic. The info must be downloaded from the old cluster before removing old cluster.
Once aligned and placed onto the surface, press firmly across the entire front surface of the Graphic Appliqué to completely adhere the part. Tired of needle staying at the 9:00 position during the winter. The Ford Mustang instrument clusters have common problems with the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, voltmeter, oil pressure gauge, and coolant temperature gauges sticking, giving incorrect readings, or not working at all. We are going to replace the stepper motor and see if that works. Locate all the gauge center holes of the new Simco Graphic Appliqué with the centers of the gauges on the cluster. First review the cluster lighting components and carefully remove any dirt or debris that might affect the quality of the cluster lighting. I have read way too many ideas on line to fix this if at all possible.
The install will need to be performed by a dealership as the Information in the existing cluster will have to be downloaded and reloaded into the new cluster. Do Not push them down yet. Then pull the Bezel Lens from the cluster by lifting straight up off of the unit. So damn unsafe to drive while having no working. Re-Install the Bezel Lens by locating it over the cluster and snapping the 5 locking tabs that are around the Bezel to the cluster. Carefully slide the Panel out from behind the steering wheel and set aside.
As soon as the weather turned cold again, the gauge started starting and stopping from a higher point every time I drove the car. For the 4 Gauge clusters re-Install the Small Spring and Odo Knob. Finally, re-install the Instrument Cluster back into the vehicle see Steps 3-5 in reverse order. Repeat these steps to remove all the pointers. I decided to go right in and buy it and have grown quite fond of the color over the year.
It would be a wonderful fix if the fuel gauge and tach would work again. I am going to fix this as it is very irritating and i never know which gauge is reading correctly and which is not. Be careful not to scratch the painted rings or peel up the Calibration Templates that are attached; using a soft, lint free cloth will help with this. This is a huge problem and a safety issue. Huge issue when living in Michigan in the winter time and being a woman, whom do not want to be stranded.
Best believe this will be the last Ford I will purchase, now headed to purchase a Camaro. If you need help troubleshooting your inaccurate speedometer, gauges, or you have any questions, please contact us via phone at. Be sure to remove any dust or debris from the cluster face before installing the bezel lens. If a pointer was rotated past the calibration point and needs to be recalibrated; this can be done by removing the original pointers: Refer to Steps 11-14. The Long Pointers will be install on the Speedometer and Tachometer gauge locations and the Short Pointers will be installed on the Fuel, Water temp, Voltage, and Oil pressure gauge locations. No recall without enough complaints about this issue.